News Minute: Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associate - Toledo News Now, News, Weather, Sports, Toledo, OH

News Minute: Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press at 3:40 a.m. EDT

PHOENIX (AP) - A defense lawyer has pressed the man the Morris brothers are accused of beating on whether knowing about the NBA players' substantial assets was relevant to him. Erik Hood testified Tuesday that said he wasn't looking at any of the defendants differently but he did want them to pay for what they did to him. A total of five people have been charged in the case and two have pleaded guilty.

CHICAGO (AP) - Dozens of people gathered at Chicago's O'Hare Airport to support a Palestinian activist being deported to Jordan for lying about her history before obtaining U.S. citizenship. Rasmea Odeh departed for Jordan on Tuesday. The 70-year-old pleaded guilty in April to concealing her record of bombings in Jerusalem when she applied for citizenship in 2004. In 1970, Odeh was convicted of two bombings, including one that killed two young men. She insists she was tortured into confessing to the bombings.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - An international art competition in western Michigan is kicking off its ninth year. ArtPrize Nine starts Wednesday in Grand Rapids and runs through Oct. 8. In all, $500,000 in cash prizes will be awarded _ including $200,000 for the public favorite and $200,000 for a winner picked by an expert jury. The work of more than 1,300 artists will be displayed at more than 170 venues.

BRIMLEY, Mich. (AP) - A school district in the Upper Peninsula has rejected a land sale mostly because the buyer wanted to sell tobacco and alcohol. Dollar General offered $127,000 to buy land next to the Brimley school. But Superintendent Brian Reattoir says the retailer wouldn't agree not to sell tobacco and alcohol. Brimley school board President Kurt Perron says it was a "deal-breaker."

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by Frankly